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Address: 32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704
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Amazing Performance

Our group was excited to see a live performance of "Cry Innocent" about the trial of Bridget Bishop. The actors were amazing. They played multiple parts and were right on with... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Ryan E
Wabash, Indiana

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Wabash, Indiana
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Our group was excited to see a live performance of "Cry Innocent" about the trial of Bridget Bishop. The actors were amazing. They played multiple parts and were right on with their characters not missing a beat. What made the performance even better was that the actors got the audience involved. The actors not only had to know their lines... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2013

I wanted to like this performance more than I actually did because I think this show has a lot of potential. However, I don't know if audience participation is the best way to go. One guy in our audience was a real jerk and kept trying to interfere with the performers, and others kept trying to ask questions that would... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

My daughter and I were excited to get a chance to see Cry Innocent while in Salem the weekend before Halloween, but found it was not at all what we expected. Town Hall acoustics leave a lot to be desired and one of the main actors was very difficult to understand. The whole show seemed to have a mocking tone... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Located in Salem Old Town Hall which in itself is excellent and free, it has a step by step history of the existence of Salem and urge people to support it as it relies on donations. Upstairs is the performance of Cry Innocent. The actors do an excellent job from moving from the street to upstairs in multiple roles. The... More 

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Monroe, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We were a part of the 'congregation' for Bridget Bishop's questioning. The actors performed very well and were quick on their feet to answer questions in character. Definitely worth seeing.

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Deerfield, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2012

The play started out in the middle of the Essex pedestrian mall. We saw Goody Bishop being accused of witchcraft and taken into custody. We followed them to the town hall (which is actually in Salem's Old Town Hall) and took our seats to be on the jury. It was amazing how just a few actors could so perfectly portray... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

There's nothing like being a tourist in Salem and seeing puritans wandering around asking if you've heard the daily news. Its quite a surprise when there's suddenly shouting and a scuffle breaks out. It appears that someone's been arrested and should you follow the town crier, you find yourself being called for jury duty.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

This is a live, interactive play that starts near the Visitors Center in Salem and then progresses to the Old Town Hall. The actors start and stay in character. You can ask them anything and it is amusing to get their replies "in character." When we were in Salem it was almost 100 degrees and the actors wore costumes true... More 

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